Latest Women's hockey News

US women's hockey coach Wroblewski sidelined by COVID-19

Aug. 14, 2022 13:56 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The United States women’s national hockey team, which will feature 18 returning Olympians, took the ice for the first time Sunday to prepare for the world championships without new coach John Wroblewski, who tested positive for COVID-19. Wroblewski tested...

Hockey Canada introduces plan to combat 'toxic' culture

Jul. 25, 2022 16:55 PM EDT

Hockey Canada released a plan on Monday to combat the “toxic” culture in its sport. It comes ahead of a second round of parliamentary hearings into the organization’s handling of sexual assault complaints. The plan includes putting together a centralized tracking and reporting...

Tootoo denies knowing about alleged 2003 team sexual assault

Jul. 23, 2022 20:46 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Jordin Tootoo and Nathan Paetsch denied any involvement in an alleged group sex assault while with Canada’s 2003 world junior hockey team. Tootoo, who was a member of the silver-medal winning team and played 13 seasons in the NHL with Nashville, Detroit, New Jersey...

Police open investigations into Canadian junior teams

Jul. 22, 2022 19:02 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Alleged group sexual assaults by members of the 2003 and 2018 Canadian world junior hockey teams are being investigated by police in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and London, Ontario. Halifax Regional Police confirmed Friday that it is investigating an assault at the 2003...

Five women in NHL assistant GM jobs took different paths

Jul. 20, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

One thing all five women who serve in assistant general manager roles around the NHL have in common is none saw this opportunity available to them earlier in life. “I never expected to be an assistant general manager in my wildest dreams,” Meghan Hunter of the Chicago Blackhawks...

US women's hockey forward Dani Cameranesi, 27, retires

Jul. 20, 2022 17:18 PM EDT

COLORADO Springs, Colo. (AP) — U.S. women’s hockey forward Dani Cameranesi announced her retirement from the national team Wednesday. Cameranesi, 27, helped the U.S. win gold at the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang and was part of the team that came away with silver earlier this year...

NHL takes big strides on women in hockey ops executive roles

Jul. 20, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

Kate Madigan blushed and she could not keep herself from smiling. When it was time at New Jersey Devils development camp for her to introduce herself with her title, Madigan got the chance to say she was assistant general manager. She is just the sixth woman in the history of the...

Hockey Canada reopens probe into alleged 2018 sexual assault

Jul. 14, 2022 09:41 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Hockey Canada made a series of announcements on Thursday in an open letter to Canadians, including the reopening of a third-party investigation into an alleged sexual assault involving members of the country’s 2018 world junior team. The national federation said...

Malkin re-ups with Pens; Evander Kane stays put in Edmonton

Jul. 13, 2022 02:38 AM EDT

Evgeni Malkin decided to return to the Pittsburgh Penguins after all, Evander Kane chose to stay in Edmonton, and the goalie carousel kept spinning a day before the the NHL's free agency period opened. Malkin late Tuesday night signed a $24.4 million, four-year deal that counts $6.1...

Women's professional hockey league expands into Montreal

Jul. 12, 2022 15:26 PM EDT

Montreal is finally getting its long-promised women’s pro hockey franchise, though the Premier Hockey Federation put the brakes on adding a second expansion team entering its eighth season, the league announced Tuesday. In unveiling the U.S.-based, privately backed league’s...